voogd

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Medieval Latin vocātus (legal representative), from Latin advocātus (witness, advocate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [voːxt]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːxt

Noun[edit]

voogd m (plural voogden, diminutive voogdje n, feminine voogdes)

  1. guardian (law: person legally responsible for a minor in loco parentis)

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